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Ann Batts, Jan. 25, 2024


Ann Hayes Richey Batts, age 85, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2024. For the last 7 years, Ann has resided at The Carriage House assisted living in Shelbyville, where she was well taken care of by the staff.
Mrs. Batts was born on December 1, 1938, in Nashville, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents Jack and Estelle Richey and her brother, Tommy Richey.
She was married to the late Travis Batts and they had one daughter, Leigh Ann Batts Maybee. Ann became a widow at a young age but was a devoted mother to Leigh Ann and a caregiver to her parents in their older years. Ann graduated from Donelson High School and later went to work at South Central Bell where she retired after 25 years
She was also “Nana” to Sarah, Matthew, and Ally Maybee. She also had a special relationship with her “favorite son-in-law”, Phillip Maybee.
But, most importantly, Ann became a Christian by accepting Jesus as her savior at the age of 13 at Donelson First Baptist. She served the Lord throughout her entire life and was an active member of Glenwood Baptist Church. We have peace knowing she is now in the presence of the Lord.
A gathering of family and friends for Ann will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 660 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204, followed by a graveside service from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.